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East Liberty center provides free healthcare; influx of patients expected in 2014

| October 29, 2012 | 0 Comments
East Liberty center provides free healthcare; influx of patients expected in 2014

By Deandra Williamson Point Park News Service For the past 30 years, the East Liberty Family Health Care Center, a federally qualified health center, has been a clinic that offered free medical care to those who could not afford it. Due to the Affordable Health Care Act, by 2014 the income cutoff for medical assistance […]

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Braddock Free Clinic fills void left by UPMC

Braddock Free Clinic fills void left by UPMC

By Gregg Harrington Point Park News Service A granite sign on the Braddock Municipal Building lawn at 415 Sixth Street states “Lest We Forget” in memory of all United States veterans; a slogan that indirectly recounts the days where UPMC’s Braddock hospital stood tall on the main street through town. Since its closure in January […]

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